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An incredible amount of information among lots of colorful illustrations is a hallmark
of Usborne Books. Other Usborne books are scattered throughout the catalog and are not
necessarily listed here. (If you still can't find the Usborne book you want, we can
special order it for you!)
Cut Out Models
only glue, scissors, and craft knife. Most historical titles are compatible with OO/HO
scale to complement figures bought from model shops. Models include full-color people,
buildings, and baseboard. Baseboards of the 12th century village, town, castle and
cathedral fit together to form one large medieval setting. Ages: 9 years+ (Younger with
adult help. Our son first worked on one when he was 5 with lots of adult help. By age 7 he
was doing most of the work, with minimal help from an adult)
12" x 9 1/8", 32pp.
Egyptian Mummy #9882 $9.95
Trojan Horse #9525 $9.95
Viking Settlement #6922 $9.95
Out of print.
Starting Chess Kid Kit Includes a travel magnetic chess game that
comes with 1 1/4" tall game pieces and opens up to a 5 1/2" square playing
surface. Accompanied by a book with the rules of chess, clear examples and animated
illustrations that show step-by-step moves. Ages 5+ (We also offer a more
traditional size, non-magnetic chess set here).
The World of the Microscope This
practical introduction to microscopes includes information on the different
types of microscopes used; how to use a microscope; how to prepare slides; and
lots of hands-on activities, projects and experiments.
Paper, 48 pages. Ages
Book of Horses & Ponies by Lucy Smith - This book takes young
readers on a wonderful ride through the world of these thrilling creatures,
introducing lots of different breeds and showing the amazing things they can do.
Large illustrations bring all sorts of horses, from brave show jumpers to frisky
foals, leaping into life. Simple text supplies the answer to many questions that
children ask, from, "What is a mother horse called?" to, "How do you look after
The book can be read aloud by an adult or enjoyed by the young reader.
Ages 4-7. Paper, 32 pages. 8.5"x11"
(Limited number of copies available).
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